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Business Ownership

Job Seekers and Franchise Options

Vasilis Georgiou | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Vasilis Georgiou

As a professional, I spend my time advising executives and management professionals as to the best way to delve into their own entrepreneurial endeavors.

5 Things I Learned When I Bought My Company From My Former Boss

Holly Mason | Posted 08.17.2014 | Small Business
Holly Mason

Dreaming is simple, but if you're seriously considering transforming yourself from an employee to owner and CEO, a forecast of hurdles may help you prepare for life after signing on the dotted line.

Don't Take 'No' for an Answer: Tips for Going Straight to the Top to Resolve Problems

Jack Garson | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

You've heard the line: "These stunts were performed by a professional. Don't try this at home." Well the same applies to battles with big businesses and the government. If you're facing an IRS audit, stay out of it.

Valuing Your Business

Bill McBean | Posted 02.18.2014 | Small Business
Bill McBean

What is my business worth? It's a question I've asked myself hundreds of times over my 40-year long ownership career. And valuing your business, as an exercise, is a great thing to do from time to time -- it gets you thinking and dreaming, which is not a bad thing.

Cover Your Ass-ets

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve DiFillippo

Nobody is perfect, and always remember the interests at stake are yours. Keep your eyes open. Ask tough questions. Explore your options. Make changes when you have to. The responsibility for covering your ass-ets ultimately lies with you.

We Did Build That

Nelson Davis | Posted 09.25.2012 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

If America was only about individual enterprise without a strong central government, we'd be a series of fiefdoms in search of a common mission and struggling to rise to even a third-world level.

Intrapreneurs: The New Entrepreneurs?

Nelson Davis | Posted 08.22.2012 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

The word I've adopted to describe this phenomenon is "intrapreneur." I know it's a new word because spell check always wants to change it, but soon I expect the dictionaries will have an official definition.

How To Divorce-Proof Your Business: The ESOP Or Property Settlement

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 06.13.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

If, for whatever reason, your husband is entitled to an ownership interest in your business and you don't want to be partners after the divorce...

How To Divorce-Proof Your Business: Creating A Trust

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

If you have children, you may want to start thinking about your estate-planning goals...

What's Wrong With This Picture?

Loral Langemeier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Loral Langemeier

While many are determined to cut expenses and save as much money as they can, they're still missing one gigantic point. Things will never be the way they were.